I have never been a big Porsche fan however ever since we got the 1959 356 convertible in the Shop I have to say these cars are very cool. After stripping the Car down to bare metal we have totally restored and rebuilt the body to it’s natural beauty . Lots planishing hammer work , Pullmax , hammer dolly shrinking stretching it came out amazing.
Started out like this and ended up like…. see below .
I think we should just clear coat it ?
But the Meissen blue will make it look as it should .
Ron win’s big again at Goodguys Columbus. First of all he won Coveted Builder Choice with over 7000 entries. Then Scored the Custom Classic Truck’s Editor’s Pick. Best feeling in the world however was a crowd of Canadian’s singing Oh Canada on his drive to the winner’s Circle . Too Cool Eh !! Next big outing for the hauler is the Biggest one around.
The NSRA Street Rod Nationals Plus
August 01, 2013
Kentucky Expostion Center
Louisville KY, 40209
Thanks also to Darren at Ride Tech for dropping in and saying Hello. Darren was very impressed with how nice the Ride Tech Products looked on the 56 Hauler .
Well we always like a challenge When Fred Roberts called us and ask if we could help him out before this weekends race the Streets of Toronto race . .http://www.hondaindytoronto.com/out
The repairs consisted of repairing cracked hood and rocker panels with multiple layers of carbon fiber cloth (damaged from trading paint with the competition) .
stress cracks in various body panels were reinforced from behind and repaired on the surface. Then the masking of the intricate 3 color paint scheme began.
New [Spare] body panels were also fitted prepped and painted with the cars unique stars and stripes RED/WHITE/BLUE paint scheme, Staying true to the original vision of the cars builder Archer Racing. http://www.archerracing.com
in 5 short days the car went from an active GT1 race car to a full tear down and refinish and rebuild, Ready to hit the asphalt for “Streets of Toronto” July 12-14.
Best of luck this weekend Fred!
Roberts Racing / RPM Canada is a Toronto-based, Canadian racing team that competes in a number of GT road racing events throughout North America in a purpose-built World Challenge Dodge Viper Competition Coupe.
56 Hauler is on the road again heading down to Columbus Ohio Good Guys .
Goodguys 16th PPG Nationals
July 12-14, 2013
Ohio Expo Center
717 East 17th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43211
Well so far this year we have the 56 Hauler doing very well. Good luck in Columbus Ron.
Good Guys 22nd East Coast Nationals
06/14/2013 – 06/16/2013
Ron wins Builder’s Choice Award, Award of Excellence!
F-100 Ford Supernationals, Tennessee
05/16/2013 – 05/18/2013
Ron wins Truck of the Year, Editor’s Choice Award, Best in Class, Outstanding Pickup Bed at the 2013, F-100 Ford Supernationals, Tennessee.
Megaspeed Car Show, Toronto
03/22/2013 – 03/24/2013
Ron wins Grand Champion at the at 2013, Megaspeed Car Show, Toronto. View gallery
Autorama Show, Detroit
03/08/2013 – 03/10/2013
Ron wins 1st place – Radical Truck, Best Truck, and Outstanding Individual Display at the 2013, Autorama Show, Detroit. View gallery
Jan 20 Blog ,
Happy New Year to everyone it should be a great 2013! Its going to be a very busy year this year at Boot Hill Auto. Starting off with the First ever Hot Rod Builders Show Case at the 2013 Canadian International AutoShow.
This year marks the unveiling of the Hot Rod Builders Showcase! After four decades, the AutoShow has solidified a prominent place in Canadian history. It’s bigger. It’s better. Come celebrate… The Legacy.
We are very honoured to have beed Choice as on of the top 25 Builders in Canada and been asked to dispay 2 of our Creation’s. It will be quite the show. Last year we had a Customer Car Don Lebouf come in 2nd place with the Cruise National Competition with his 1970 Plum Crazy Charger .So make sure you take some time For both these display’s This Year. Here is a little Sneak Peak .
Busy in the Shop getting this Deline’s meet for all the Up coming Show’s .Down to Autorama Cobo Hall for the Ridller Challenge March 7 , Then Back Home for Mega Speed Car show in Toronto March 23 . And the list goues on ….. See you at a Show Near you look for the Boot Hill Auto Swag !